Recent Cases

Encompass Corporation Pty Ltd v InfoTrack Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 161 (13 September 2019) (Allsop CJ, Kenny, Besanko, Nicholas and Yates JJ)


PATENTS – validity – computer-implemented method and apparatus for displaying information – whether invention as claimed is a manner of manufacture within the meaning of section 6 of the Statute of Monopolies

PATENTS – validity – innovative step – whether claimed invention supported by an innovative step – whether additional innovative steps established

COSTS – whether error shown in an award of costs to the successful respondent at trial